Carpet Installers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast
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100321
Carpet Installers

Carpet Installers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

About 28% of floor and carpet layers are self-employed.

Major employers:

  • Floor and carpet installation contractors
  • Home furnishing stores
  • Home and office construction companies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is expected to decline. However, interest in home remodeling will continue to create some demand for floor and carpet layers.

Job openings will occur as current workers leave this occupation. The demanding physical nature of this occupation keeps many people from entering it. As a result, job opportunities for floor and carpet layers should be good since there will be few applicants for new jobs.

Floor and Carpet Layers (CIS 100321)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
2,798
Medium
&
7.8%
5.8%
>>>>
264
Moderate
  Champaign Area
51
Small
&
11.8%
7.0%
>>>>
4
Few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
49
Small
&
6.1%
5.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Cook County
951
Small
&
8.6%
5.6%
>>>>
91
Moderate
  Decatur Area
33
Medium
&
3.0%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
171
Medium
&
7.0%
9.7%
>>>>
15
Moderate
  Du Page County
421
Medium
&
8.1%
5.4%
>>>>
40
Moderate
  Edwardsville Area
58
Medium
&
12.1%
5.1%
>>>>
5
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
24
Small
&
8.3%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
32
Small
&
0.0%
5.2%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Lake County
146
Medium
&
12.3%
8.6%
>>>>
14
Few
  McHenry County
89
Medium
&
14.6%
6.8%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
47
Medium
&
-4.3%
6.8%
>>>>
3
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
64
Medium
&
3.1%
3.6%
>>>>
6
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
125
Medium
&
3.2%
7.3%
>>>>
11
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
41
Small
&
0.0%
4.3%
>>>>
3
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
42
Small
&
-2.4%
5.7%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Rockford Area
102
Medium
&
11.8%
7.6%
>>>>
10
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
29
Medium
&
-3.4%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
48
Small
&
14.6%
4.7%
>>>>
4
Few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
81
Medium
&
12.3%
6.4%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Vermilion County
6
Very small
&
16.7%
4.9%
>>>>
0
None
  Will County
193
Medium
&
9.3%
9.1%
>>>>
18
Moderate
United States
59,400
Medium
&
-1.5%
3.7%
>>>>
4,700
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.